MUSL100 Preparatory Lessons

Department of The Arts: Music

I. Course Number and Title
MUSL100 Preparatory Lessons
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
Audition, Departmental Placement Exam, Enrollment in Music Transfer Major (curriculum code: 1019) and permission of the Department of the Arts
V. Other Pertinent Information
Students meet with an instructor for a weekly 25-minute lesson. There is a music lesson fee for this course. In order to advance to MUSL111 (Primary Lesson 1), students must successfully pass a mandatory jury exam before a Music faculty panel at the conclusion of the semester. Upon recommendation of the instructor, this course is repeatable once in the same applied area.
VI. Catalog Course Description
MUSL100 is private applied instruction at the Preparatory Lesson level. Students develop technical competency, learn representative musical repertoire, and advance performance skills in their chosen area of emphasis.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. perform preparatory-level musical repertoire competently in a solo environment on their primary instrument.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. perform assigned repertoire and technical exercises
    2. apply instructor's recommendations to improve performance of assigned repertoire
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Students must successfully perform and pass a mandatory jury exam before a Music faculty panel at the conclusion of the semester. The jury exam will serve as the sole determinant of whether a student is sufficiently qualified to advance to the MUSL111, Primary 1.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus for individually-selected musical repertoire and technical studies.

Approval/revision date - 3/2010; New Core 8/2015